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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer

Altitude: -6.2°   Azimuth: 38.7°   Direction: North-East

IC 2261 is a Double Star in the Cancer constellation. IC 2261 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2261 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer star
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DSS2 image of IC 2261 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2261

IC 2261
Double Star
Cancer

IC 2261 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.2°
Azimuth: 38.7°
Direction: North-East

See also IC 2261 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2261

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2261 are provided in the following table:

08h 17m 33s
+23° 30’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2261 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer.

Finder chart IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer.

Rise and set times of IC 2261 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 2261 - Double Star in Cancer rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.5°
Max altitude: 62.0°
Azimuth: 293.5°